The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
UK / Wales
Rank 15 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing DevOps 57 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.17% 4.46% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 5.08% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 8
Median daily rate £481 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £338 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £470 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £411
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 590 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.23% 87.80% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 421 297
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +208.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +32 37 £450 +24.13% 9
West Wales -8 13 £513 +13.88%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (50.91%) Linux
3 50 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 43 (39.09%) Java
6 40 (36.36%) Ansible
7 32 (29.09%) Web Services
7 32 (29.09%) Terraform
8 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 28 (25.45%) Git (software)
9 28 (25.45%) TDD
10 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
11 26 (23.64%) Python
12 25 (22.73%) BDD
13 23 (20.91%) Puppet
13 23 (20.91%) Scrum
14 21 (19.09%) Open Source
14 21 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (17.27%) Kanban
15 19 (17.27%) SQL
16 18 (16.36%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (15.45%) HTTP
17 17 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (13.64%) Apache
19 14 (12.73%) Spring
19 14 (12.73%) Maven
19 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
19 14 (12.73%) RESTful
19 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
20 13 (11.82%) Oracle

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.64%) Apache
2 8 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.36%) Confluence
4 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.73%) Jetty
5 3 (2.73%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.73%) nginx
5 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (8.18%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (8.18%) PaaS
4 8 (7.27%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.73%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.91%) Heroku
7 1 (0.91%) Route 53
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) HTTP
2 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.36%) DNS
4 6 (5.45%) DSL
4 6 (5.45%) SSL
5 3 (2.73%) DHCP
5 3 (2.73%) FTP
5 3 (2.73%) IPsec
5 3 (2.73%) LDAP
5 3 (2.73%) SSH
6 2 (1.82%) Internet
6 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.82%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.91%) SMTP
7 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.64%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.73%) Big Data
7 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.82%) HBase
8 2 (1.82%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.82%) Redis
9 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (25.45%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.73%) Maven
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
5 5 (4.55%) Ant
5 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.55%) Travis CI
5 5 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.73%) Hudson
6 3 (2.73%) Selenium
7 2 (1.82%) CA Gen
7 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.82%) NuGet
7 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.82%) Subversion
7 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 5 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Electronics
2 1 (0.91%) Games
2 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.91%) Marketing
2 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (28.18%) Developer
3 13 (11.82%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (10.91%) Java Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Developer
9 4 (3.64%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.09%) Web Services
2 14 (12.73%) RESTful
2 14 (12.73%) Spring
3 10 (9.09%) JSON
3 10 (9.09%) REST
4 9 (8.18%) Node.js
5 7 (6.36%) .NET
5 7 (6.36%) CSS
5 7 (6.36%) HTML
6 5 (4.55%) J2EE
6 5 (4.55%) Java EE
7 4 (3.64%) CSS3
7 4 (3.64%) Dropwizard
7 4 (3.64%) HTML5
7 4 (3.64%) jQuery
7 4 (3.64%) LAMP
8 3 (2.73%) Ajax
8 3 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.73%) Sass
8 3 (2.73%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
2 1 (0.91%) Blog
2 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.91%) Fintech
2 1 (0.91%) iPad
2 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
2 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Debian
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) TDD
3 25 (22.73%) BDD
4 23 (20.91%) Scrum
5 21 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (19.09%) Open Source
6 19 (17.27%) Kanban
7 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.00%) Microservices
8 11 (10.00%) Web Development
9 10 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (8.18%) API Design
11 8 (7.27%) High Availability
11 8 (7.27%) OWASP
11 8 (7.27%) Secure Coding
12 6 (5.45%) Server Hardening
13 5 (4.55%) API Development
13 5 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) Java
2 26 (23.64%) Python
3 19 (17.27%) SQL
4 10 (9.09%) Go
5 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.27%) Ruby
5 8 (7.27%) Scala
6 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.45%) Perl
8 4 (3.64%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) JCL
10 1 (0.91%) C#
10 1 (0.91%) Groovy
10 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) HDFS
3 3 (2.73%) vSphere
3 3 (2.73%) Xen
4 2 (1.82%) iptables
4 2 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (36.36%) Ansible
2 32 (29.09%) Terraform
3 23 (20.91%) Puppet
4 17 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.36%) Rundeck
6 5 (4.55%) Marathon
6 5 (4.55%) Mesos
7 4 (3.64%) Kibana
8 3 (2.73%) Control-M
8 3 (2.73%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.73%) logstash
9 2 (1.82%) Consul
9 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.82%) Salt
10 1 (0.91%) Ambari
10 1 (0.91%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.91%) Grafana
10 1 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.91%) Oozie
10 1 (0.91%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle
2 9 (8.18%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) SaltStack
4 6 (5.45%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.73%) BMC
6 3 (2.73%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.73%) Remedy
6 3 (2.73%) Thunderhead
6 3 (2.73%) Zend
7 2 (1.82%) CA
7 2 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.82%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.82%) Informatica
7 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.82%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.91%) HP
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